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Alamo Lake Locator Map

Elevation 1,300 feet   Fees

Contact the Park:
(928) 669-2088
Alamo Lake SP
P.O. Box 38
Wenden, AZ 85357
37 mi. N of Wenden


Visitor Center Restrooms Gift Shop Exhibits Group: Day Use Areas Group: Camping Sites Camping Electric RV Sites Non Electric RV Sites Dump Station Showers Picnic Areas/Shelters Biking Fishing Swimming Boat Ramp Non-Motorized Watercraft Wildlife Viewing

Nearest Services: 9 miles

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511 Speed Code

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Park's Speed Code: 4201#


Park Entrance Fees:
Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Individual/Bicycle: $3.00

Camping Fees:
Non-Electric site: $15-$25
Electric site: $22-$25

Fee Schedule

Enjoy lakeside camping in your own personal lake at Alamo.

Alamo Lake Now Offers 24/7 Online Campground Reservations!

Reserve a campground RV or tent site from the comfort of your home, anytime of day. Make online reservations More Site reservations for this park are also available by calling the Reservation Center at (520) 586-2283. You can call 7 days a week, from 8 am to 5 pm MST. There is a $5 non-refundable reservation fee per site.

New! Long Term Camping Reservations

Learn about the new Long Term Camping Reservation policy at this park and make your reservation today!

Tent Camping at Alamo Lake State Park
Camping at Alamo Lake State Park offers incredible star viewing opportunities.

Alamo Lake State Park is one of the best places to fish for bass in Arizona. The crystal clear lake is surrounded by mountainous terrain speckled with brush, wildflowers and cacti making for a visually pleasing experience. The park has good wildlife viewing opportunities, and you may spot a bald or golden eagle. Nestled in the Bill Williams River Valley away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Alamo Lake State Park offers outdoor fun, premier bass fishing, rest and relaxation. For nature lovers, spring rains bring an abundance of wild flowers and the lake environment attracts a variety of wildlife year round, including waterfowl, foxes, coyotes, mule deer and wild burros. Stargazers are sure to enjoy the amazing views of the night sky with the nearest city lights some forty miles away!

Alamo Lake, located on the Bill Williams River where the Big Sandy River and Santa Maria River come together, was created with the completion of Alamo Dam in 1968. The Army Corps of Engineers designed the earthen dam primarily for flood control. During flood events, the lake basin is capable of “capturing” large amounts of water in a relatively short time. The lake has been recorded rising 11 vertical feet in one night! Unusually high flows during the late 1970s and through the 1980s have increased the average size of the lake, helping to create one of Arizona's best fishing holes.

Fishing tournaments are common at the lake and anglers have an excellent opportunity to catch bluegill, largemouth bass, channel catfish, and black crappie. Remember, the desert can be harsh and dangerous, but it is also very fragile. Help us protect it, and yourself, by camping in the designated camp areas and keeping vehicles on maintained roadways.

Park Updates

Come out and enjoy the beauty of Alamo Lake this weekend! Restriction Notice: No Water Skiing or Towable Devices. Due to low water levels, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is still advising that Alamo Lake continue to restrict all water skiing and towable devices. (Effective April 30, 2014) Cholla Ramp is Currently CLOSED due to lower water levels.

November 2016: 10th Annual Night Under the Stars

Date TBD! Over 160 people enjoyed sar viewing at the 2015 event! Come spend an evening with your family and friends at the park, and observe the wonders of the night sky through astronomers’ telescopes! Bring a red light, sweater or jacket, enthusiasm to enjoy and conserve our beautiful night skies! A great night of family fun! Learn more and watch video about Star Night Pary events.


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